From the Department of Health in Northern Ireland: This practical Guide to support the application of a Co-Production approach across our health and social care system was developed as part of the Department’s programme of work to transform health and social care provision as envisaged in “Delivering Together 2026”. Developed using a system wide partnership approach, the Guide provides underpinning principles for Co-Production, definitions of key terms and practical guidance to a range of stakeholders […]
Category: 06. Co-design and co-delivery
Co-producing in practice at service design and delivery stages
From the National Lottery Community Fund: We believe that people understand better than anyone else what’s needed in their communities. Co-production, which brings people and stakeholders together to create and deliver services, is one way of doing this. Our latest report, A Meeting of Minds: How co-production benefits people, professionals and organisations, focuses on the practice of and learning about co-production, as well as the benefits for people, professionals and organisations. Why a report on co-production? […]
Melanie Rayment writes on the Centre for Public Impact blog. There is a rise in interest around participatory methods for policy making both in forms of deliberative and co-design approaches, while others are calling for a democratisation of futures thinking to enhance our social imagination. Across these methods is a common thread that calls for more accessible and genuinely authentic approaches to participation to reduce the participation gap; by recognising the lived experience of people, the re-balancing and restructuring of power with transparent […]
The Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice (CYCJ) and University of Strathclyde have produced a practical guide to service user involvement in community justice that can contribute to service innovation, help recovery and support desistance from offending. It can also be used more generally in contexts requiring service user involvement, and aims to support professionals and service users in working together to shape the design, development and delivery of services. The guide titled, Inclusive Justice: Co-producing […]
As we approach the third decade of the 21st century, public organisations and institutions find themselves in a tricky position. The challenges they face are arguably as hard as they’ve been at any point in post-war history and yet the public has very low trust in Government and other institutions to get the decisions right. There have been a series of major blows to trust in the system, running back over the last ten or fifteen years […]
This ‘at a glance’ briefing looks at benefit changes that can make it easier for people who use services and carers to get involved in paid co-production/participation in health and social care. The benefit rates quoted are correct at time of publication (January 2019). Permitted Work rates are now revised in April to put them in line with the rates for the new National Living Wage. Read the full briefing here.
The Open Government Partnership aims to bring citizens and government closer in policy-making, so have provided a lot of learnings on how to create opportunities for dialogue and participation since 2011. Their toolkit captures a multitude of these good practices and presents them to encourage further adoption and innovation and help government reformers and civil society partners alike in improving the quality and output of co-creation processes across OGP. Access the toolkit here.
The significance of local context for a sustainable and replicable asset‐based community intervention aimed at promoting social interaction in later life Wildman, J.M., Valtorta, N., Moffatt, S. and Hanratty, B. (2019) What is known about this topic: Asset‐based community approaches are increasingly being used to improve health and well‐being. Asset‐based programmes harness resources within communities with the aim of tackling locally rooted problems. Mapping local resources is the first stage in the development of […]
A free resource focusing on putting ideas into action, from IRISS (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services). It comprises: project planning workbook to take you from initial ideas to running co-production workshops guide to planning co-production projects suite of Iriss facilitation tools. Keywords: co-production resource, workbook, planning guide, facilitation tools https://www.iriss.org.uk/resources/tools/co-production-project-planner
OECD and Governance International, 2016. https://www.oecd.org/governance/observatory-public-sector-innovation/blog/page/citizenpoweredcitiesco-producingbetterpublicserviceswithcitizens.htm